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X.Org Talks Planned For FOSDEM 2009

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Published on 15 January 2009 06:03 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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It's less than a month away until FOSDEM, the annual Linux European meeting for developers, is held in Brussels, Belgium, but the list of X.Org-related talks is beginning to be finalized.

Among the talks planned so far are about RandR 1.3, the open-source Nouveau driver, multimedia (audio) extensions for the X Server, GPU power management, r600_demo, LLVM + Gallium3D, and shader compiler optimization strategies.

There still is, however, room for a few more talks. Hopefully an Intel employee (say Keith Packard) will talk about the Graphics Execution Manager, kernel mode-setting, or another exciting X topic. We would also hope for another update about Gallium3D by Tungsten Graphics.

The current schedule of X.Org talks during FOSDEM 2009 can be found on the X.Org Wiki. Stay tuned to Phoronix for coverage of FOSDEM.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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